In Texas, a 26-Year Old Green New Deal Candidate Could Defeat a Koch-Backed Congressman
Renewable Energy

In Texas, a 26-Year Old Green New Deal Candidate Could Defeat a Koch-Backed Congressman

Photo: Jessica Cisneros Campaign/Corey TorpieTexas’ 28th congressional district stretches from Laredo to San Antonio’s East Side. Along the way, it cuts through one of America’s most productive fossil fuel sites. Known as the Eagle Ford Shale reserve, fracking has driven a huge natural gas and oil boom there over the past decade. Yet this district…

Uh Oh, Antarctica Just Set a New Heat Record
Global Warming

Uh Oh, Antarctica Just Set a New Heat Record

Image: GettyIt’s positively balmy in Antarctica. The National Meteorological Service of Argentina announced on Twitter that its Esperanza weather station recorded a new high for the continent: 18.3 degrees Celsius (64.9 degrees Fahrenheit). The previous temperature record for Antarctica was set on March 24, 2015, when this same weather station recorded 17.5 degrees Celsius (63.5…

Environmentalist Tom Steyer ends 2020 Democratic presidential bid
Environmental News

Environmentalist Tom Steyer ends 2020 Democratic presidential bid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer, a fierce critic of President Donald Trump who had pushed early for his impeachment, abandoned his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Saturday after trailing in third place in the South Carolina primary, a campaign source told Reuters. Democratic Presidential candidate entrepreneur Tom Steyer reacts as…